Period
to 6 June 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for CCIE qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 6 June 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE)
England > London
6 months to
6 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 350 436 474
Rank change year-on-year +86 +38 -81
Contract jobs citing CCIE 67 159 152
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.36% 0.40% 0.34%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.83% 2.51% 1.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 100 93
Median daily rate £425 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £354 £338 £318
90th Percentile £588 £626 £785
England median daily rate £450 £475 £450
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £42.50 - -
England median hourly rate £42.50 - -

CCIE is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
London
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 3,660 6,331 7,679
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 19.68% 15.81% 16.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,286 4,036 4,942
Median daily rate £500 £511 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.20% +2.25% +8.11%
10th Percentile £306 £312 £276
90th Percentile £663 £688 £675
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 117 214
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +66.67% -16.00%
10th Percentile £19.99 £15.15 £14.00
90th Percentile £51.85 £60.50 £47.83
Median hourly rate £35.00 £33.40 £25.00
% change year-on-year +4.79% +33.60% -16.67%

CCIE
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing CCIE as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for CCIE in London

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing CCIE in London.

Daily rate trend for CCIE in London

CCIE
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing CCIE in London over the 6 months to 6 June 2020.

Daily rate histogram for CCIE in London

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing CCIE in London.

Hourly rate trend for CCIE in London

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Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCIE within the London region over the 6 months to 6 June 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Central London +58 9 £563 +12.50% 3
West London +50 5 £388 -18.42% 1
CCIE
England

For the 6 months to 6 June 2020, IT contractor jobs citing CCIE also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the London region with a requirement for CCIE.

1 67 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 61 (91.04%) Cisco
3 45 (67.16%) CCNP
4 38 (56.72%) Data Centre
5 29 (43.28%) BGP
6 28 (41.79%) Cisco Nexus
7 23 (34.33%) MPLS
8 21 (31.34%) Finance
9 20 (29.85%) Migration
10 19 (28.36%) Firewall
10 19 (28.36%) WAN
11 18 (26.87%) F5
12 16 (23.88%) Network Design
13 14 (20.90%) OSPF
13 14 (20.90%) CheckPoint
14 12 (17.91%) Python
14 12 (17.91%) VPLS
15 11 (16.42%) SNMP
16 10 (14.93%) LAN
16 10 (14.93%) Network Security
16 10 (14.93%) Cisco ASA
16 10 (14.93%) CCIE Service Provider
17 9 (13.43%) Confluence
17 9 (13.43%) HSRP
17 9 (13.43%) Analytical Skills
17 9 (13.43%) EIGRP
17 9 (13.43%) RSVP
17 9 (13.43%) VRRP
18 8 (11.94%) Nokia
18 8 (11.94%) Microsoft Office

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Co-occurring IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (13.43%) Confluence
2 2 (2.99%) Tomcat
2 2 (2.99%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.49%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.49%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (11.94%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.49%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.99%) AWS
1 2 (2.99%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 29 (43.28%) BGP
2 28 (41.79%) Cisco Nexus
3 23 (34.33%) MPLS
4 19 (28.36%) Firewall
4 19 (28.36%) WAN
5 14 (20.90%) OSPF
6 12 (17.91%) VPLS
7 11 (16.42%) SNMP
8 10 (14.93%) Cisco ASA
8 10 (14.93%) LAN
8 10 (14.93%) Network Security
9 9 (13.43%) EIGRP
9 9 (13.43%) HSRP
9 9 (13.43%) RSVP
9 9 (13.43%) VRRP
10 8 (11.94%) BIG-IP
10 8 (11.94%) Broadband
10 8 (11.94%) IPv4
10 8 (11.94%) Wireless
11 7 (10.45%) VPN
Development Applications
1 8 (11.94%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.99%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (1.49%) JIRA
General
1 21 (31.34%) Finance
2 8 (11.94%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.48%) Banking
4 2 (2.99%) French Language
5 1 (1.49%) German Language
5 1 (1.49%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.49%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 44 (65.67%) Network Engineer
2 21 (31.34%) Senior Network Engineer
3 11 (16.42%) Architect
4 6 (8.96%) Solutions Architect
5 5 (7.46%) Design Engineer
6 4 (5.97%) Cisco Architect
6 4 (5.97%) Network Design Engineer
6 4 (5.97%) Network Security Engineer
6 4 (5.97%) Security Engineer
7 3 (4.48%) Administrator
7 3 (4.48%) Cisco Solutions Architect
7 3 (4.48%) Network Administrator
7 3 (4.48%) Network Architect
7 3 (4.48%) Senior Network Security Engineer
7 3 (4.48%) Senior Security Engineer
8 2 (2.99%) Cisco Engineer
8 2 (2.99%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 2 (2.99%) Deployment Engineer
8 2 (2.99%) Firewall Engineer
8 2 (2.99%) Project Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.99%) 802.1X
1 2 (2.99%) Middleware
1 2 (2.99%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 38 (56.72%) Data Centre
2 9 (13.43%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.48%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (4.48%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (2.99%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.49%) Handset
5 1 (1.49%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.49%) Over-the-Top Content
5 1 (1.49%) PKI
5 1 (1.49%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.99%) Linux
2 1 (1.49%) Solaris
2 1 (1.49%) Unix
2 1 (1.49%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (29.85%) Migration
2 16 (23.88%) Network Design
3 8 (11.94%) DevOps
3 8 (11.94%) Project Delivery
3 8 (11.94%) Test Planning
4 7 (10.45%) Problem-Solving
4 7 (10.45%) Project Management
5 6 (8.96%) Customer Requirements
5 6 (8.96%) Network Architecture
5 6 (8.96%) Service Delivery
6 5 (7.46%) Communications Security
6 5 (7.46%) ITIL
6 5 (7.46%) Pricing Strategy
6 5 (7.46%) Technical Architecture
7 4 (5.97%) Change Management
7 4 (5.97%) Load Balancing
8 3 (4.48%) DNA
8 3 (4.48%) Low Latency
8 3 (4.48%) Presales
9 2 (2.99%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 12 (17.91%) Python
2 2 (2.99%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 67 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 45 (67.16%) CCNP
3 10 (14.93%) CCIE Service Provider
4 7 (10.45%) CCDP
4 7 (10.45%) CCNA
4 7 (10.45%) SC Cleared
4 7 (10.45%) Security Cleared
5 6 (8.96%) CCDA
6 5 (7.46%) BC Cleared
6 5 (7.46%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (2.99%) CCIE Collaboration
7 2 (2.99%) CCIE Routing and Switching
7 2 (2.99%) JNCIE
8 1 (1.49%) CCDE
8 1 (1.49%) CCSA
8 1 (1.49%) CCSE
8 1 (1.49%) CCVP
8 1 (1.49%) Degree
8 1 (1.49%) JNCIP
8 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.99%) ISO/IEC 20000
1 2 (2.99%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.99%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (2.99%) VMware NSX
2 1 (1.49%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.49%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 4 (5.97%) Ansible
2 2 (2.99%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (2.99%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (2.99%) TrustSec
3 1 (1.49%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (1.49%) FortiGate
3 1 (1.49%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 61 (91.04%) Cisco
2 18 (26.87%) F5
3 14 (20.90%) CheckPoint
4 8 (11.94%) Huawei
4 8 (11.94%) Nokia
4 8 (11.94%) Palo Alto
5 7 (10.45%) Juniper
6 3 (4.48%) Fortinet
6 3 (4.48%) VMware
7 2 (2.99%) Arista
7 2 (2.99%) Citrix
7 2 (2.99%) Sun
8 1 (1.49%) Avaya
8 1 (1.49%) Blue Coat
8 1 (1.49%) BT
8 1 (1.49%) CA
8 1 (1.49%) HP
8 1 (1.49%) McAfee
8 1 (1.49%) Microsoft
8 1 (1.49%) NetScout